Has a brother named Justin Biel.
Discovered at the 1994 IMTA Los Angeles convention.
Collects vintage glasses with no lenses.
Audtioned for a role in American Beauty (1999).
Jessica's paternal great-grandfather, Edward Biel, was the son of Moritz Biel and Otillie Morskovitz, who were Jewish immigrants from Zilina (then in the Kingdom of Hungary, now in Slovakia). Edward's wife, Jessica's great-grandmother Carrie Rasmussen, was the daughter of Danish parents. Jessica's other ancestry includes English, German, Swiss-German, Scottish, and distant Welsh, Swedish, and French, roots.
Attended Tufts University for three semesters.
Was voted in at #30 in FHM's Sexiest Girls of 2002 poll, American edition, up from #82 the previous year. [June 2002]
Is 14 months younger than Beverley Mitchell, but still plays her big sister on 7th Heaven (1996).
Formerly a vegetarian.
Was the first choice to play Abbey Chase in the television adaptation of the comic book "Danger Girl". Unfortunately, the project fell through.
Ranked #98 on VH1's 100 Hottest Hotties.
Ranked #99 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women In The World" (2002).
Her last name rhymes with "Deal."
Was voted "Sexiest Woman Alive" by Esquire magazine in 2005.
Named #18 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
Has played the role of girlfriend/ex-girlfriend of real-life boyfriend Chris Evans twice by now (January 2006): once in Cellular (2004) and again in London (2005).
Named #21 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
Split up with Chris Evans, her boyfriend of 2 years. [June 2006]
Studied acting with Ivana Chubbuck.
Named #16 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
Won an acting scholarship to the Young Actor's Space at 11 years old.
Ranked #5 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 Women of 2007 list.
The day after she was born, her parents took her to a dog-sled race where the temperature was thirty degrees below zero.
Her father ran an Outward Bound school and worked as an international business consultant.
Accompanied boyfriend Justin Timberlake on his European Tour in 2007.
Once wanted to become a musical star after winning a karaoke contest when she was aged eight.
Daughter of Kimberly (Kim) Biel (née Conroe) and Jonathan Edward Biel, an entrepreneur.
Was named Empire Magazine's #16 in the list of 100 Sexiest Stars 2007.
Her first acting job was in a Pringles commercial when she was 11 years old.
Best friends with 7th Heaven (1996) co-star Beverley Mitchell.
Was cast in A Woman of No Importance after Lindsay Lohan dropped out, but later had to drop out herself due to scheduling conflicts.
Agreed to return for the Season 10 finale of 7th Heaven (1996) (originally the series finale before the show got picked up by the CW) after Brenda Hampton begged her to. The episode had already been shot but Hampton was determined to have Biel back for one last time. Jessica filmed her brief scenes during a break from filming Next (2007).
Ranked #3 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 Women of 2008 list.
She was a bridesmaid at her friend, Beverley Mitchell,'s wedding to Michael Cameron in October, 2008. Their on-screen sister, Mackenzie Rosman, was also a bridesmaid.
Was considered to replace Emily Blunt in Iron Man 2 (2010), but the role went eventually to Scarlett Johansson.
Was ranked #32 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 Women of 2010 list.
Along with Emile Hirsch, Isabel Lucas, musician Santigold, rapper Lupe Fiasco (and many others), she hiked Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania on a benefit climb called "Summit on the Summit", to bring awareness and relief to the world's clean water crisis. [January 2010]
Was in consideration for the role of Selina Kyle/Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), but Anne Hathaway was cast instead.
Ranked #78 in the 2011 FHM list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".
Ranked #31 in the 2010 FHM UK list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".
Her first film role was "Regrettal", the blue girl who lived in a shoe, in the fairytale film, It's a Digital World (1994). She was picked out of over 100 young girls auditioning for the part. She came out to LA in the summer of 1994 for Pilot Season, living in the Oakwood Apartments in Burbank.
Good friends with Robin Sydney; they went to the same school.
Lost 2 roles in 2012 to Anne Hathaway. She auditioned for both The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and Les Misérables (2012) and both roles went to Hathaway.
Worked twice with Jason Statham: first in Cellular (2004), then in London (2005).
Has a pit-bull named Tina.
(October 19, 2012) Married her boyfriend of 5 years Justin Timberlake at the Borgo Egnazia resort in Fasano, Italy following a 10-month-long engagement.
Named a Global Brand Ambassador for Revlon [May 4, 2009].
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 33, a son named Silas Randall Timberlake on April 8, 2015. Child's father is her husband, Justin Timberlake.
Married Justin Timberlake at a resort at Fasano, Italy.
Her wedding to Justin Timberlake cost $6.5 million.
Was 8 months pregnant with her son Silas when she completed recording Spark: A Space Tail (2016).
Justin Timberlake serenaded her as they walked down the aisle at their wedding.
One stipulation in her prenuptial agreement to Justin Timberlake is that he must pay her $500,000, should he cheat on her.